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  1. Dewie

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    He pretty much does literally nothing now. I think it's more of an age thing. He has his bursts of energy for the day where he moves around in his enclosure and then that's just about it. Honestly I have very little to do with him most of the time; my wife is the caretaker of animals; I feed the people :lol:
     
  2. Bean

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    I feel like she and I would get along oh so well! I am the dominant caretaker in our home(s) as well lol
     
  3. boing

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    We lost our old girl Mia, she was 12 and had a good life but cancer and old age took their toll on Tuesday morning :(
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    Sorry to hear that :(
     
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  5. Bean

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    Sorry for your loss, boingboing :(:(
     
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    Sorry to hear man
     
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    Sorry to hear :(
     
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  8. Wayne

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    She looks so sweet. Sorry for your loss boing.
     
  13. boing

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    She was a good pup, she was abused and I did a lot of work to make her trust me and most men in general.
    She will be missed :(
     
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    Somehow missed this, boing. I’ve always misunderstood the loss of a pet to some degree. Now that we have Nova... Anyway, sorry to hear, glad you made a big impact in her life.
     
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    I found a golf ball size mass under my labs armpit, hoping it's just a common benign fatty lump...but due to location it might have to get removed.
     
  16. Bean

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    My female lab has 5 fatty lumps ranging in sizes and location. :( Always gives me a scare. Luckily-they're not growing at this time and have all remained the same size they were when discovered.
     
  17. Wayne

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    So my golden, the one that had the dizzy spell...she took ill suddenly and wouldn't get up. She was very lethargic. Had her to the vet and she has lumps on her liver, likely cancer. On top of that, couple days later she is still not able to walk properly and doesn't really get up. I have to carry her outside into the grass so she can use the washroom. When she comes back in she'll eat a little, drink a bit, walk around very gingerly...and back to sleep until I carry her out again.

    Honestly I don't know if I hurt her carrying her, or if she really got that bad so fast (Thursday at 7 she was fine, by 9 she was not).

    I am gonna monitor her over the weekend, but it looks like I have to make the worst decision of my life at this point :cry:
     
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  19. Wayne

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    So I had no choice but to put her down last night, my heart is destroyed. Absolutely crushed.

    The day I said hello, and the day I said goodbye.

    #deadinside

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  20. Grifter

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    Shit dude . Really sorry to hear that. Heart goes out to you.
     
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    Sorry to hear Wayne
     
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    It’s a decision nobody likes to make, but you did the right thing.

    I’m sorry for your loss. She was beautiful.
     
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    Sorry Wayne :(
     
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    Sorry to hear, Wayne.
     
  26. Wayne

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    I don't know how to feel better.

    It's not like she was "like" a child, she was my child, I feel like I gave somebody permission to end my teenage child's life. I feel so guilty that I gave up on her, I feel so heart broken. I said I never really got depressed, always kind of just happy...well now I am depressed.
     
  27. Boots

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    The first one is always the hardest. You made the right choice. You think you feel bad now, imagine if you had of delayed it and she suffered unnecessarily. I know I kept our first dog alive for longer than I should have. Never again. That was a big mistake.
     
  28. Bean

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    I'm so so sorry, Wayne. I can't imagine. Mine are my children as well and I dread the days I need to do the right thing and say goodbye to them. You did not give up on her. You were there for her through it all and she'll always be a part of you. Keep your head up :hugs:
     
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    You didn't give permission to end her life, you gave permission to someone with the ability to end her suffering.
    I'll be in that boat very soon with my cat and while it doesn't help, it's the most selfless thing you can do for your pet.

    Remember animals don't understand the concept or past present and future. They don't look forward to tomorrow because you've promised them a walk, they don't reminisce about an awesome ball they used to have. All they think about is what is happening right now, and right now, she was in discomfort, and it was going to get worse. There was no concept of not seeing another sunrise. People should be so lucky to have the same options.
     
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  31. Wayne

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    Thanks man, I know that, but it's hard to shut my brain off sometimes.
     
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    We've had two Goldens go down due to cancer. The last appeared to be 110% one day and the next she wouldn't eat and didn't want to really do anything. She was so far gone when she went into the vet that night to get checked out, she didn't com home the vet said it's par for the course with most dogs and Goldens especially. They do everything they can to hide it from everyone. Is it pack mentality that they don't want to appear weak and get left behind, or is it just wanting to not get you down and be a bother? He didn't know, but said he sees it time and time again.
     
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    Lost a close relative to cancer this morning. Got the news as we were getting kids ready for school - pulled the plug on that and headed out to nature for the day. This ball of fuzz made us all so much happier again and again through the day.
     
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    So sorry to here Wayne :(
     
  35. Wayne

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    A few days later, doing my best to boost my other buddies spirits. We went for a long car drive, a woods walk, and a nap after with the kitty.

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